The Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies

The Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies, located on the campus of the Aspen Institute in Colorado, opened in 2022. This 7,000-square-foot exhibition space is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the artist and designer Herbert Bayer (1900-1985), who studied and taught at the Bauhaus before emigrating from Germany to the United States in 1938. Between 1946 and 1975, Bayer was instrumental in Aspen’s postwar revitalization, designing the Aspen Institute campus, and shaping the organization’s early artistic and programmatic vision.

The Center promotes a fuller understanding of Bayer—one of the leading figures to translate the Bauhaus movement into an American context—and his contributions to art, design, and architecture. It anchors the Aspen Institute’s campus-wide visual arts program, which includes over 9,000 square feet of gallery space and multiple site-specific outdoor art installations.

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